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Gallery: Historical photos of the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge

Dec. 15, 2013 @ 04:05 PM

Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.

Thirty-seven vehicles were on the bridge when it fell into the Ohio River. Forty-six people died, and nine others were seriously injured.


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Copyright 1997 The Herald-Dispat

File photo/The Herald-Dispatch Herald-Dispatch photographer Lee Bernard was among the first on the scene of the Silver Bridge Collapse in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

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